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12.9 Secondary Copper Smelting

12.9.2 Process Description2,3 Secondary copper recovery is divided into 4 separate operations: scrap pretreatment, smelting, alloying, and casting. Pretreatment includes the cleaning and consolidation of scrap in preparation for smelting. Smelting consists of heating and treating the scrap for separation and purification of specific metals ...

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BACKGROUND REPORT SECONDARY COPPER SMELTING,

Section 12.9 Secondary Copper Smelting, Refining, and Alloying . Including the introduction (Chapter 1), this report contains four chapters. Chapter 2 gives a description of the secondary copper industry. It includes a characterization of the industry, an overview of the different process types, a description of emissions, and a description of the technology used to control emissions resulting ...

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(PDF) Secondary copper processing using Outotec Ausmelt ...

Besides, secondary copper smelting FA is an hazardous waste with a tremendous potential for dioxin release and reformation due to the significant content of dioxins and dioxin de novo formation ...

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Copper Smelting - an overview ScienceDirect Topics

Copper smelting plants separate elemental copper from copper concentrates through multiple sulphide oxidizing stages. The considered smelting process includes a continuously functioning flash smelting furnace (FSF) and several Pierce-Smith converters operated in batches. Automating scheduling provides advisory information to operators. Smelters present a challenging optimization problem where ...

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Precious metal recoveries in secondary copper smelting ...

31/12/2019  The residual aluminum in secondary copper feed entering the furnace will have an influence on the slag properties and, therefore, on the success of the entire copper smelting process. The black copper smelting process includes reduction and oxidization smelting stages carried out in either order at the same furnace or consecutive furnaces, such as Ausmelt TSL (top submerged

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AP-42, CH 12.9: Secondary Copper Smelting

IN SECONDARY COPPER SMELTING AND ALLOYING PROCESSa Furnace And Charge Type Control Equipment Total Particulate EMISSION FACTOR RATING PM-10b EMISSION FACTOR RATING Leadc EMISSION FACTOR RATING Cupola Scrap iron (SCC 3-04-002-13) Insulated copper wire (SCC 3-04-002-11) Scrap copper and brass (SCC 3-04-002-12) None None ESPd None ESPd 0.002 120 5 35

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Copper Smelting Process - Furnaces Used, By-Products,

Sketches of Furnaces and Smelting Process. Smelting Copper Using a Reverberatory Furnace. A reverberatory furnace is fabricated from steel beams into a rectangular structure which is lined outside and inside with firebricks. Fossil fuel and/or oxygen fired burners provide the exothermic heat required to melt the copper ore which is supplied by conveyor to a gas tight hopper. It has a tapping ...

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Secondary Copper Smelting Area Sources: National

However, this rule contains requirements for new area sources of secondary copper smelters, which are any such source that begins operations after January 23, 2007. The rule requires the owner or operator of a new secondary copper smelter to operate a capture and control system for particulate matter (PM) emissions from any process operation that melts copper scrap, alloys, or other metals or ...

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Copper Scrap - an overview ScienceDirect Topics

The main smelting product is molten black copper (80% Cu), ... Old scrap is a huge potential source of recyclable copper. It is also difficult to process. The challenges for processing old scrap include: (a) Low Cu grades – old copper scrap is often mixed with other materials and must be separated from this waste (b) Unpredictability – deliveries of materials and objects vary from day to ...

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Precious metal recoveries in secondary copper smelting ...

31/12/2019  The residual aluminum in secondary copper feed entering the furnace will have an influence on the slag properties and, therefore, on the success of the entire copper smelting process. The black copper smelting process includes reduction and oxidization smelting stages carried out in either order at the same furnace or consecutive furnaces, such as Ausmelt TSL (top submerged

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Behavior of Tin and Antimony in Secondary Copper Smelting ...

minerals Article Behavior of Tin and Antimony in Secondary Copper Smelting Process Lassi Klemettinen 1,* , Katri Avarmaa 1, Hugh O’Brien 2, Pekka Taskinen 1 and Ari Jokilaakso 1 1 Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering, Aalto University, Kemistintie 1, P.O. Box 16100, FI-00076 Aalto, Finland; [email protected]fi (K.A.); [email protected]fi (P.T.);

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Evaluation of e-waste processing through secondary

This presentation will report the processing of e-waste and extraction of the valuable metals through secondary copper smelting route (black copper smelting), as shown in Figure 1. The rationale for choosing the selected route will be explained. The approach taken in the study includes combined thermodynamic and process flowsheet modelling followed by economic as well as environmental

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Copper processing - Roasting, smelting, and converting ...

Copper processing - Copper processing - Roasting, smelting, and converting: Once a concentrate has been produced containing copper and other metals of value (such as gold and silver), the next step is to remove impurity elements. In older processes the concentrate, containing between 5 and 10 percent water, is first roasted in a cylindrical, refractory-lined furnace of either the hearth or ...

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Formation of Polychlorinated Biphenyls on Secondary

16/09/2015  Among these processes, secondary copper smelting is an important PCB source in China. In the present study, the potential for fly ash-mediated formation of PCBs in the secondary copper industry ...

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Secondary Copper Smelting Area Sources: National

However, this rule contains requirements for new area sources of secondary copper smelters, which are any such source that begins operations after January 23, 2007. The rule requires the owner or operator of a new secondary copper smelter to operate a capture and control system for particulate matter (PM) emissions from any process operation that melts copper scrap, alloys, or other metals or ...

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12.11 Secondary Lead Processing

12.11.2 Process Description1-7 Secondary lead smelting includes 3 major operations: scrap pretreatment, smelting, and refining. These are shown schematically in Figure 12.11-1A, Figure 12.11-1B, and Figure 12.11-1C, respectively. 12.11.2.1 Scrap Pretreatment - Scrap pretreatment is the partial removal of metal and nonmetal contaminants from lead-bearing scrap and residue. Processes used

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Applications - Smelting Home

The ISASMELT™ process is both simple and versatile. The same basic furnace, with its detailed design and control systems appropriately optimised, can be used for a variety of different applications. Commercial scale plants have been built for smelting lead concentrates, copper/nickel concentrates, secondary copper materials and for recycling scrap lead. Plant expansions can be accommodated ...

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Copper Smelter Production - Mtlexs

Smelting is the pyrometallurgical process used to produce copper metal. In 2012, world copper smelter production reached 16.7 million tonnes copper. Recently, the trend to recover copper directly from ores through leaching processes has been on the increase. Primary smelters use mine concentrates as their main source of feed (although some use copper scrap as well). Secondary copper smelters ...

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process slag smelting

12.3 Primary Copper Smelting PDF-bestand . In the smelting process, either hot calcine from the roaster or raw unroasted concentrate is melted with siliceous flux in a smelting furnace to produce copper matte. The required heat comes from partial oxidation of the sulfide charge and from burning external fuel. Most of the iron and 10/86 (Reformatted 1/95) Metallurgical Industry 12.3-1. Get ...

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Copper processing - Roasting, smelting, and converting ...

Copper processing - Copper processing - Roasting, smelting, and converting: Once a concentrate has been produced containing copper and other metals of value (such as gold and silver), the next step is to remove impurity elements. In older processes the

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Evaluation of e-waste processing through secondary

This presentation will report the processing of e-waste and extraction of the valuable metals through secondary copper smelting route (black copper smelting), as shown in Figure 1. The rationale for choosing the selected route will be explained. The approach taken in the study includes combined thermodynamic and process flowsheet modelling followed by economic as well as environmental

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Formation of Polychlorinated Biphenyls on Secondary

16/09/2015  Among these processes, secondary copper smelting is an important PCB source in China. In the present study, the potential for fly ash-mediated formation of PCBs in the secondary copper industry ...

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Processes - extraction, mining, smelting, refining ...

Smelting with fluxes A flux is a substance which is added to the ore to make it melt more easily. The solid calcine is heated to 1200°C and melts. Some impurities are removed forming a matte (a mixture of liquid copper and iron sulphide). Conversion of matte Air is blown into the liquid matte forming blister copper, so called because the gas bubbles trapped in the solid form blisters on the ...

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Copper Smelter Production - Mtlexs

Smelting is the pyrometallurgical process used to produce copper metal. In 2012, world copper smelter production reached 16.7 million tonnes copper. Recently, the trend to recover copper directly from ores through leaching processes has been on the increase. Primary smelters use mine concentrates as their main source of feed (although some use copper scrap as well). Secondary copper smelters ...

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Size Dependence of the Filter Dust Composition of a ...

Classification might be such a pre-treatment process. However, information on the size dependence of the composition of the material would be required. In this study, the size dependence of the composition of the filter dust from a secondary copper smelting furnace was investigated. Because of the small size of the dust particles air classification had to be applied for the separation of the ...

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process slag smelting

12.3 Primary Copper Smelting PDF-bestand . In the smelting process, either hot calcine from the roaster or raw unroasted concentrate is melted with siliceous flux in a smelting furnace to produce copper matte. The required heat comes from partial oxidation of the sulfide charge and from burning external fuel. Most of the iron and 10/86 (Reformatted 1/95) Metallurgical Industry 12.3-1. Get ...

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pper ncentrating smelting process

The production of copper in the flash smelting process is accompanied with a large amount of copper-rich slag, which has to be treated with the aim of copper recovery. Copper flash smelting consists of blowing fine, dried copper sulphide concentrate and silica flux with air, oxygen-enriched air or oxygen blast into a hot (≈1500K) hearth-type furnace, (see Figure 1). Entry of these materials ...

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complete process of smelting copper - BINQ Mining

15/12/2012  Secondary Copper Smelting,Process,Pretreatment,Smelting Copper Smelting Machine The blast furnace and converter may be omitted from the process if average copper content of the scrap Please complete the »More detailed

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NORTH CAROLINA DIVISION OF

02/11/2020  The secondary copper recovery process consists of scrap pretreatment, smelting, and casting. The pretreatment will include manual and mechanical methods of sorting the scrap. The lighter scrap will be compressed into bales in a hydraulic press. The scrap and bales will be loaded into the scrap charging machine to load the furnace. There will be no sweating, burning insulation from the

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